Europe Edible Packaging Market By End Users (Pharmaceutical, Food & Beverages), Materials (Lipids Based, Polysaccharides Based, Proteins Based, Composite Films Based, Surfactants Based)
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Packed food is one of the safest ways to keep food fresh. However, packing food with plastic or paper has inherent threats. Edible packaging has come as an alternative to conventional packaging. Edible food packaging is sheet of edible coating, layered with a food ingredient. The packaging provides various benefits such as it helps in reducing waste, creates product stability, provides safety to the product, and there is no compromise to the product?s quality as well. Moreover, it provides convenience to the consumers as well. Diverse materials are used in the formulation of edible packing; every material used in the processing of edible packaging contains its own uniqueness and additives.
Proteins are one of the important additives used in the process of edible packing. Protein has gained popularity, as it is easy to add wide range of properties and packaging which could also be modified by several methods. Lipids are used to maintain the moisture in the product after the packaging. It is also used in packaging of many vegetables and fruits as it provides a glossy look to them. Polysaccharides are also preferred by many food manufacturers, owing to its low cost, easy handling, and durability. Based on the End Users, the Edible Packaging market is segmented into Pharmaceutical and Food & Beverages. Based on Materials, the market is segmented into Lipids, Polysaccharides, Proteins, Composite Films, and Surfactants. Based on Country, Edible Packaging market is segmented into Germany, UK, France, Russia, Spain, Italy and Rest of Europe.
Germany remained the dominant Country in the Europe Edible Packaging market in 2016. UK and France would witness promising CAGR during the forecast period (2017-2023). The report covers the analysis of key stakeholders of the Edible Packaging market. Key companies profiled in the report include Tate & Lyle Plc, Devro Plc., Watson, Inc., Tipa Corporation, Safetraces Inc., Bluwrap, JRF Technology LLC., and Kuraray Holdings U.S.A., Inc. (MONOSOL LLC).